Tag: Southern Africa

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019 21:14 0

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling. ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:13 0

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister of Minister of Tourism and ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18 2

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through ... Read More

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019 02:08 0

Renaud Azema has been given the responsiblity to spread the Vatel Brand Over the Indian Ocean and in the Southern Africa Region since 2014 by ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019 13:53 0

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, a further decline from 131,600 ... Read More

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 19:30 0

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) at ... Read More

African Regional ports body appoints Col. Andre Ciseau of Seychelles as SG of PMAESA

African Regional ports body appoints Col. Andre Ciseau of Seychelles as SG of PMAESA

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019 22:14 0

Andre Ciseau from Seychelles has been confirmed as the Secretary General of the Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) headquartered in Mombasa. ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21 0

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?

Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- January 2, 2019 21:13 0

If you are looking for an adventuresome food travel, here are some of the top buggy wormy things to eat around the globe. Read More

RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital

RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 16:15 0

RwandAir, the flag carrier airline of Rwanda based at Kigali International Airport in Kigali, announced plans to launch service to Ethiopian capital city of Addis ... Read More

Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA

Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 08:35 0

Emirates, and Star Alliance Member South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:20 0

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa  emerged

The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:50 0

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. ... Read More

RETOSA-WES Workshop on Strategic Tourism Destination Management

RETOSA-WES Workshop on Strategic Tourism Destination Management

editor editor- January 18, 2013 06:39 0

From December 3-13,2012, the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) and WES vzw (Brugge, Belgium) hosted a 10-day workshop at the RETOSA offices in ... Read More

First COMESA forum promotes sustainable tourism

First COMESA forum promotes sustainable tourism

editor editor- August 30, 2012 06:47 0

A delegation from Seychelles is back in the country after attending the first ever Tourism Forum by COMESA (Common Market for East and Southern Africa), ... Read More

RETOSA board meeting to see 40 delegates in attendance

RETOSA board meeting to see 40 delegates in attendance

editor editor- June 13, 2012 01:22 0

Over forty delegates from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have confirmed their attendance to the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) board meeting ... Read More

Airlines Association of Southern Africa backs Routes Africa 2012

Airlines Association of Southern Africa backs Routes Africa 2012

editor editor- May 17, 2012 02:52 0

Mr. Chris Zweigenthal, the Chief Executive of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa, and Mr. Gerard Brown from the Routes organization, met with Mr. Read More

Seychelles carnival becomes a new brand to Southern African tourism

Seychelles carnival becomes a new brand to Southern African tourism

editor editor- March 14, 2012 07:49 0

(eTN) - After joining the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) last year, Seychelles has added to the regional tourism body a new brand ... Read More

eTN talks with Executive Director of RETOSA

eTN talks with Executive Director of RETOSA

editor editor- February 6, 2012 04:48 0

(eTN) - When tourism and travel trade executives are set to meet in Zimbabwe for the 37th Africa Travel association (ATA) Congress in May this ... Read More

Southern African tourism chiefs team up for partnerships

Southern African tourism chiefs team up for partnerships

editor editor- February 23, 2011 06:39 0

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Confirming to attend the long-awaited meeting of a leading tourism organization in Southern Africa, several high-profile tourism chiefs from ... Read More

Floods in southern Africa could lead to food shortages

Floods in southern Africa could lead to food shortages

editor editor- February 8, 2011 01:24 0

Heavy rainfall and flooding in of southern Africa have damaged large areas of farmland and crops, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said ... Read More

RETOSA in Seychelles for talks with Seychelles tourism authorities

RETOSA in Seychelles for talks with Seychelles tourism authorities

editor editor- December 6, 2010 08:48 0

Seychelles and the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) are meeting this week in Seychelles to strenghten their existing partnership, and to see areas ... Read More

Southern Africa’s elephants: treasured killers

Southern Africa’s elephants: treasured killers

editor editor- November 9, 2009 03:52 0

Katubya, Zambia - Here's how to pitch this (true) story to Hollywood: Ordinary guy named John, ordinary Sunday, cycling home into a setting sun. Monster ... Read More

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